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Disa erubescens

Disa erubescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Disinae
Genus: Disa
Species: D. erubescens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Disa erubescens
Rendle 1895


Disa erubescens is a species of Disa found in Africa.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer on a 19cm inflorescences with 3 to 10 flowers. Plant is 90 cm high.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in grasslands and marshes in the tropical areas of Tanzania, Nigeria, Western Cameroons, Sudan, Angola and Zambia at elevations around 1200 meters.

CultureEdit

Disa erubescens habitat

D. erubescenes in habitat

NamingEdit

Common name: the rose disa


SynonymsEdit

  1. Disa erubescens var. leucantha Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 537 (1915).

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